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LPN- Walter L. Aument (40 hours/week, 1st & 2nd shift)


Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

7040 WL Aument FHC-Family Practice

Supervisory Organization

Walter L. Aument Family Health Center-Patient Care

Grade

G10

Summary

  • 40 hours/week. 1st and 2nd shift. One weekend per month and one Friday until 6 pm per month required

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  • POSITION SUMMARY: To provide clinical support services to patients at a provider’s office under the supervision and direction of a provider and/or licensed nurse.  Patient care includes care to patients in following age group:  pediatric (infant to 12 years), adolescent (13 to 17 years), adult (18 to 64 years) and geriatric (over 64 years).

  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Prepares patient for visit by using appropriate rooming standards tool.
  • Administers injections, as prescribed by provider and in accordance with practice protocol. Provides gross observations to the provider or licensed nurse for interpretation as necessary.
  • Prepares and administers medications as prescribed by the provider and in accordance with federal and state regulations.
  • Prepares and assists providers with various procedures, minor surgeries and other exams as designated by the provider. 
  • Performs Point of Care Testing, including but not limited to hearing, flu, urine and strep tests.
  • Removes sutures and changes dressings on wounds as necessary.
  • Provides clinical advice by phone/electronic correspondence in accordance with established triage protocols and relays information to the patient. 
  • Authorizes prescription refills as directed by the provider.
  • Assists in test tracking and monitoring overdue results.
  • Assures exam rooms are adequately supplied and cleaned after each patient visit. Maintains and cleans medical instruments and equipment after each procedure.
  • Assists with proactive outreach for patients requiring preventive and chronic disease services.
  • Performs care coordination activities among specialists and transitions of care to obtain all necessary patient information.
  • Assists in the coordination of referrals, education and community resources.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement initiatives to improve overall patient experience and quality of care.
  • Participates in daily huddles with the provider.
  • Serves as a patient experience advocate by being a positive influence at all times when interacting with patients, visitors, and colleagues. Communicates with all patients, visitors and colleagues in a professional manner while keeping customer service a top priority.
  • Handles all patient information in a confidential manner according to Lancaster General Health privacy and confidentiality policies and procedures.

    For Regional Positions:

  • Travels regularly to various sites within the region to support operational needs as listed above.
  • Assists at new practices and sites by mentoring and leading other team members during the initial onboarding period.    

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse, issued by a program for practical nursing accredited by the PA State Board of Nursing
  • CPR Certification required
  • One (1) year of hospital/clinical experience preferred.
  • •One to two years of experience in phlebotomy is preferred.
    •Two to four years of experience as an LPN is preferred.

WLAFHC Full Time Posted on 09/05/2019